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Pe 16 mai, Ambasada Statelor Unite ale Americii organizează, la Impact Hub Bucharest, conferința Powering Change: Women in Innovation and Creativity.

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Agenda evenimentului

8:45-9:15 Registration and Welcome Coffee
9:15-9:30 Opening Remarks

  • Donald Carroll, Press Officer, United States Embassy to Romania
  • Anca I. Pop , Intellectual Property Law Enforcement Coordinator (IPLEC) – Central and Eastern Europe and Central Asia, Office of Overseas Prosecutorial Development, Assistance and Training (OPDAT) , United States Department of Justice (US DOJ)

9:30-11:00 PANEL I

  • Bogdan Geavela, International Cooperation Expert, Romanian Patent and Trademark Office (OSIM)
  • Adrian Negoita, Director Directia Brevete, Romanian Patent and Trademark Office (OSIM)

An overview of the Romanian women inventors over the years, trends/statistics regarding women in innovation, and female representation in various industries; a brief description of the patent and trademark protection offered in Romania and the importance of intellectual property at the national and international level; and the key role men can play in breaking down gender stereotypes in business.

  • Anca Rancea, Chair, Freelancers Association and Female Entrepreneurs Federation

The importance of strong intellectual property rights as a way to encourage innovation and protect opportunities for free-lancers; and fostering women’s economic empowerment in Romania.

  • Angela Ciobanu, Designer and Young Entrepreneur

Intellectual property protection in design and tech innovation; the development of a female entrepreneur in a valuable industry; infringements suffered as a jewelry designer and outcome.

  • Irina Lucan-Arjoca, Deputy General Director, Romanian Copyright Office (ORDA)

An overview of the Romanian women authors over the years, trends/statistics regarding women in creativity, and women representation in various creative industries; a brief description of copyright protections offered in Romania and the importance of intellectual property at the national and international level.

  • Maria Voican, Attorney at Law, WIPO Alumna

Intellectual property protection opportunities through treaties and global agreements.

11:00- 11:15 Coffee/Tea Break
11:15-12:45 PANEL II

  • Monica Pop. Prosecutor, High Court of Cassation and Justice of Romania, Intellectual Property Department

Criminal enforcement of intellectual property rights in Romania.

  • Denisa Carlescu, Senior Police Investigator, Subject Matter Expert on IP Criminal Enforcement, General Inspectorate of Romanian Police, Economic Crime Investigation Directorate

Fighting intellectual property crimes—a female law enforcement perspective.

  • Magda Popescu, Outside Legal Counsel, Business Software Alliance (BSA) – Romania

The connection between cyber security threats and intellectual property rights infringements; the key role of women working in cyber forensics; women in management in BSA and females in outside counsel positions.

  • Adina Scriosteanu, Executive Director, Romanian Union of Phonograms Producers (UFMR), Romanian Recording Industry Association (AIMR), Romanian Union of Videograms Producers (UPVR)

A music producer’s journey and experience with intellectual property rights; the responsibility of platforms storing infringing content and cooperation between them and right-holders; national and European legislative updates; and the importance of public awareness and education.

  • Oana Craioveanu, Cofounder, Impact Hub

The importance of intellectual property in supporting and expanding women’s entrepreneurship in Romania.

  • Olga Juverdeanu, General Manager, Global Records

The importance of innovation and creativity for women in the economy.

12:45-13:00 Closing Remarks
13:00- 14:00 Light Lunch and Networking